Perfect Bind / Cover

Perfect Binding

Perfect Binding is what is found on all Paperback novels, and has become very popular for self-published Books, Art Books, User Manuals, Conference Booklets, Annual Reports and Directories where a high quality professional appearance is required.

Express Bind research has developed a process to bind the most difficult of stocks including those with oil-based digital inks and heavy ink coverage to ensure total customer satisfaction.

Note: For Digital Print please keep spine area (+3/16" right + left) free of ink + coating — cover must bigger at head + foot.

Cover Text
Minimum Bulk
Maximum Bulk
0.005"
0.020"
0.025"
3"
Minimum Length*
(Bind Edge)
Minimum Width
(Non-Bind Edge)
4.5" or 1"

4.5"
3" or 1"

4.5" or 2"
Maximum Length
(Bind Edge)
Maximum Width
(Non-Bind Edge)
17"

20"
17"

20"

*if layout permits